Kane, who finishes with a hat trick, and captain
There were nine hits in the first 10 minutes, but only three shots.
Then Kane ended things after Toews skated onto a loose puck high in the Kings' zone and had only one defender to beat. He slips a perfect pass to Kane, who one-times a shot into the net.
Almost two minutes into the period, Kings center
After returning from his one-game suspension, Chicago defenseman
One of those shots came from Chicago defenseman
Here's more play-by-play action from earlier in the game:
One wasn't enough, so Game 5 goes to a second overtime.
The first 10 minutes of overtime flew with only one stoppage, but the second 10 minutes was broken up by icings and neutral zone inefficiency.
Chicago right wing
The Kings see their playoff lives flash before their eyes when Blackhawks center
The Kings take the first four shots in overtime, dominating play for long stretches.
With 10:06 to go in overtime, Kings defenseman
Immediately after that, Toews heads to the Chicago locker room with what seems to be an equipment issue.
Third period (
Los Angeles, less than a minute from elimination, pulls goaltender
with 14 seconds left and a faceoff in the Chicago zone. Kings Coach
calls a timeout.
Stoll wins the faceoff against Blackhawks captain
Voynov shuffles it to Kopitar, who throws the shot on net before Richards deflects it with his body.
And just like that the Blackhawks take back control of the Game 5 on
The goal comes when
No call was made on the play and Bickell fires a pass to Kane, who puts the shot high and away from the glove of Kings goaltender
With the score tied at two and the Kings' season on the line, they kill off a Chicago power play, highlighted by a massive hip check hit by
With 10:15 left in the third period, Kings defenseman
Los Angeles kills its second penalty of the game and looks energized following the momentum shift.
The Kings have killed the last seven Chicago power plays.
Chicago's leading scorer,
Kopitar deflects a shot by forward
Carter and center
At 17:10, Chicago left wing
Moments before, Kings qoaltender
Second period (
Los Angeles rebounds after a slow start with a shorthanded goal from left wing
Chicago has outshot the Kings, 16-12, through 40 minutes, while the Kings outhit the Blackhawks by a 30-22 margin and have won 19 of 34 faceoffs.
In a stat that doesn't bode well for Los Angeles, Chicago is 7-0 in the postseason when taking a lead into the third period.
The Kings can't capitalize on an opportunity to tie the score during their first power play of the game.
Los Angeles went on the power play after Chicago captain
Chicago came into Game 5 with the top penalty-killing unit in the playoffs, only allowing two goals in 56 chances.
The Kings are 1 for 15 in the series on the power play and haven't converted on their last man-advantage opportunities.
Before the penalty, Chicago right wing
Hossa has been an X-factor of sorts in the playoffs for Chicago, who has a 6-0 record when the Slovak international scores.
As Game 5 unfolds, the intensity has heightened a few notches with a Los Angeles shorthanded goal to cut the Chicago lead in half.
Kings left wing
It was the first shorthanded goal scored by the Kings and the first given up by Chicago in the 2013 postseason.
The first penalty of the game comes on a forearm shiver from Kings left wing
Chicago left wing
Moments later, Blackhawks right wing
With 16:23 left in the second period, Chicago right wing
The hit drew a raucous response from the
The Kings have outhit the Blackhawks 27-17 so far.
Based on the feel of the first period between the Kings and Blackhawks, Los Angeles is lucky to be down only 2-0.
The Hawks outshot the Kings, 10-4, forcing goaltender
Quick let two goals through within the first six minutes of the game on the just five shots.
One came on a deep blast from Chicago defenseman
The other arrived only 2:17 later on a miscommunication between Quick and his defenders.
The 2012 Conn Smythe Trophy winner has had his share of miscues in what has otherwise been a stellar postseason, not looking himself throughout the Chicago series, starting with a Game 2 benching after giving up four goals.
Trailing 2-0, the Kings respond with three consecutive shots on goal.
The Kings log their first shot on goal of the game off a deep shot from the slot by forward
With 7:25 left, Kings left wing
Despite two mistakes that land mostly on his shoulders, goaltender
Quick makes a solid save on a near-breakaway chance from Blackhawks left wing
The Kings goaltender has a 2.88 goals-against average in this series, up from his 1.71 average for the 2013 postseason.
Only two minutes after taking a 1-0 lead, Chicago stikes again with 14:01 left in the first period to double its lead.
Quick and his defenders thought an errant pass would turn into an icing call, but the officials waved it off.
The puck bounces in front of the crease, where Kane picks it up and patiently waits to fire at an open net, with Quick and Kings defenseman
The goal was Kane's fourth of the postseason.
With a 2-0 lead, the Blackhawks have outshot the Kings, 7-0, in the first 10 minutes of the game.
And we're off.
With less than four minutes into the game, Chicago defenseman
Keith took a deep slap shot from just in front of the blue line and snuck it past Kings goalie
Los Angeles is 1-5 when their opponent scores first this postseason.
Defenseman Michael Rozsival picked up the assist.
Just when the
Richards was out with concussion-like symptoms after taking a hit to the head from
The former Flyer came into the
The Times’ Lisa Dillman reports the lineup card shows Coach
According to the report, out of the lineup comes center Brad Richardson and
Earlier in the day at the morning skate, Sutter said there was a "50/50 chance" Richards would return to action.
Two weeks ago, the
The Kings have rallied from a 3-1 deficit only once in franchise history -- against Gretzky’s
Following a devastating 3-2 loss in Game 4 that broke a 15-game home winning streak Thursday, the Kings will look to do something in Chicago that they have done only once this postseason: win a game on the road.
"It's progress,” Kings Head Coach
The once formidable first line of
Chicago All-Star defenseman